R&B singer Ne-Yo handed out gifts to children at Boys & Girls Club of Miami-Dade's Kendall location Dec. 9 and it's a cause that hits very close to home for the 32-year-old artist and parent who grew up in humble beginnings in Las Vegas. Ne-Yo himself was a Boys and Girls Club kid.
Santa said the funniest thing the other day - he said he was thinking about suing the cocktail napkin people for using his likeness without his consent. Not to mention all the quotes they attribute to him. He's particularly upset about the holiday napkin that reads Santa's a typical man ... he knows where all the bad girls live.
I am a stay-at-home dad and a role model to a community of children under the age of five. The decision to leave my career in pharmaceutical sales two years ago to stay home with our son (15 months at the time) was based on a desire to do what was best for him and for our family, which was embarking on a difficult journey as my wife began her medical residency. When I made the switch, I didn't give much thought to how it would affect the community, but I, and all of the other dads like me, are the male role models that my generation did not have.
Santa, reindeer and elves. Lights, decorations and presents. It's easy for children to get wrapped up in the hype of Christmas. Sometimes even parents do. And it's hard not to as the holiday continues to become more and more commercialized. We can't even finish Thanksgiving before it all starts, after all.
Christmas is such an exciting time for children that it is very easy for them to become overwhelmed. This can very often manifest in tantrums, tears and misbehavior. By understanding how your child reacts to overstimulation, being aware of what their emotional trigger points are and also how to diffuse a tantrum situation before it gets extreme, you will ensure that the whole family has a wonderful day to remember.
Deck your family's holiday table with a delicious and healthy spread in the colors of the season. We've selected recipes featuring red, green and white ingredients to make your meals as festive to behold as they are healthy to devour.
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - On Christmas morning, when many people are unwrapping gifts, Jenny and Roddy Wagner and their 11 children will be serving breakfast and handing out bags of toiletries to men at the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.
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